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"Hidden Villages", Series 2.  Channel 4.  Dame Penelope Keith explores what the future holds for rural communities.   Filming at Clovelly took place in May.  Pictured talking to the Harbour Master and a boatman. "Escape to the Country", Series 16. BBC1.  Clovelly was also filmed in May for this series.

  Boat Stories is a series of short films, produced by Jo Stewart-Smith, about life on and around the water in North Devon.  Fishing for Clovelly herring is the latest; a scenic and moving short film.  To view, click on

  HRH The Princess Royal visited Clovelly on the 6th May to open the beautifully restored Jubilee Fountain in commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Local dignitaries, the sculptor of the fountain plaques and inscription, Joe Hemming, and veteran actor and Clovelly resident, Joss Ackland were all presented to the Princess. In her address, the Princess royal said: “Thank you for this – to celebrate Her Majesty’s jubilee in this lovely space. This is a really nice idea. ... more